Authorities are investigating the deaths of three people discovered at a Louisiana home.

PEARL RIVER, La. (Ben Caxton) —The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office was called to a home outside of Pearl River, near the Mississippi border, on Sunday night, the agency said in a statement. The remains of three people were turned over to the parish coroner’s office to determine the causes…


Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves struck down a 2020 Mississippi Correctional Security and Rehabilitation bill

JACKSON, Miss. (Ben Caxton) — Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves killed a bill but not an idea when he vetoed the Mississippi Correctional Safety and Rehabilitation Act of 2020, which would have made more inmates eligible for the possibility of parole. Advocates for criminal justice changes are still saying Mississippi needs…


One man has died and several people were sent to the hospital Sunday after a crash in Issaqueena County.

JACKSON, Miss. (Ben Caxton) -The 1993 GMC was traveling northbound, when for unknown reasons left the roadway going off of the right shoulder and struck an embankment. The driver of the pickup identified as Billy L. Gainey  65, of Vicksburg died as a result of his injuries. The 4 passengers,…


Jackson police are investigating an early Sunday morning domestic dispute.

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) –Two adults got into an argument at a hotel on the 300 block of Greymont Ave. Police said 26-year-old Myles Perkins went into the bathroom, and took his own life after shooting his 19-year-old girlfriend in the shoulder, and her 6-year-old daughter twice. Perkins, his girlfriend, and…


Bay St. Louis daycare owner was arrested Friday on felony child neglect charges.

BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. (Ben Caxton) -Connie Cuevas, was arrested on August 28, 2020, at her in-home daycare center on 956 Old Spanish Trail. Authorities said they received a complaint that Cuevas was allegedly neglecting a child. After further investigations, Bay St. Louis Police determined that the child’s injuries were…


A suspect in the March shooting deaths of three people, including a Fort Hood soldier, was arrested Friday in Mississippi.

NEWTON, Miss. (Ben Caxton) — A suspect in the March shooting deaths of three people, including a Fort Hood soldier, was arrested Friday in Mississippi, according to police in Central Texas. Officers with the U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested the man, identified as Barnard Lnell Morrow,…




James Tracey, 27, pled guilty to one count of child exploitation and was sentenced to 40 years.

JACKSON, Miss. (Ben Caxton) – On Friday, Mississippi Attorney General Lynn Fitch announced sentencing in three cases prosecuted by the Cyber Crime and Public Integrity Divisions of the Attorney General’s Office. The defendants were sentenced on child exploitation charges. In Lowndes County, James Tracey, 27, pled guilty to one count…


The Mississippi State Department of Health confirmed 599 new cases and 14 new deaths Friday.

ACKSON, Miss. (Ben Caxton) – The number of presumed positive coronavirus cases in Mississippi is now at 81,294. The Mississippi State Department of Health confirmed 599 new cases and 14 new deaths Friday. So far, 2,413 people have died from COVID-19 in Mississippi. The number of tests done in the state…